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"A Plume book."
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Teenage girls, Coming of age
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Episodes from the young life of Annie John, aged 10 to 17, as she grows up on the Caribbean Island of Antigua. This is a magical coming-of-age tale, ripe with the special ambience of its tropical setting and sustained by Annie's far from naive awareness of the world around her. Death, illness, and poverty intrude on the narrator's perceptive sensibility from time to time, but even these experiences instruct her and expand her understanding of life and its shifting reality. Although Annie leaves...
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Teenage girls, Coming of age
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by Kincaid, Jamaica
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"A Plume book."
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Teenage girls, Coming of age
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by Kincaid, Jamaica
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Originally published, New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1983
Topic: Fiction in English Antiguan writers 1945- Texts